PHOTO CALL: American Pilot Opening Night

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The American Pilot, the new David Greig drama that earned praise in London, opened Nov. 21 in its U.S. premiere by Manhattan Theatre Club.

MTC artistic director Lynne Meadow directs the staging at City Center's Stage II. Previews began Off-Broadway Nov. 2. "In a rural village in a war-torn country, an American pilot crash-lands," according to MTC. "Should the villagers in the region help him, murder him or use him as a pawn in a dangerous game with the enemy? This powerful, topical and very human new play just earned raves at London's Royal Shakespeare Company. This new production will mark its eagerly anticipated American premiere."


At left (from top): Aaron Staton; director Lynne Meadow and her son John; Waleed F. Zuaiter; Ron Domingo and Geoffrey Arend; Anjali Bhimani, Brian Bielawski, Rita Wolf; Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry; Josh Casaubon.

Below: The company of The American Pilot celebrates their opening night.

photos by Aubrey Reuben
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